Chinese scientists warn of possible new pandemic virus in pigs

SHANGHAI, June 30 (Reuters) – A new flu virus found in pigs in China has become more infectious to humans and should be closely watched in case it becomes a potential “pandemic virus,” a study said. Although experts said there is no imminent threat. FILE PHOTO: Local workers collect a blood sample from a pig […]

Chinese scientists warn of possible new pandemic virus in pigs

SHANGHAI, June 30 (Reuters) – A new flu virus found in pigs in China has become more infectious to humans and should be closely watched in case it becomes a potential “pandemic virus,” a study said. Although experts said there is no imminent threat. FILE PHOTO: Local workers collect a blood sample from a pig […]

Brazil registers 46,860 new cases of Covid-19 and another 990 deaths

A health worker performs coronavirus tests on taxi drivers at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, June 26, 2020.REUTERS / Ricardo Moraes SAO PAULO, Jun 26 (Reuters) – Brazil registered the second highest number of daily coronavirus cases since the start of the pandemic on Friday, with 46,860 infections, bringing the total to 1,274,974, […]

Brazil registers 46,860 new cases of Covid-19 and another 990 deaths

A health worker performs coronavirus tests on taxi drivers at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, June 26, 2020.REUTERS / Ricardo Moraes SAO PAULO, Jun 26 (Reuters) – Brazil registered the second highest number of daily coronavirus cases since the start of the pandemic on Friday, with 46,860 infections, bringing the total to 1,274,974, […]

Scientists are just beginning to understand many of the health problems caused by COVID-19

CHICAGO, Jun 26 (Reuters) – Scientists are just beginning to understand the serious dimension of the health problems caused by the coronavirus, some of which could have noticeable effects on patients for years, according to doctors and experts at the infectious disease. FILE PHOTO. A health worker attends to a patient with coronavirus (COVID-19), in […]

Billardo, former Argentine coach, infected with the Corona virus

Former Argentine coach Carlos Billardo (right) and Argentine coach Diego Maradona in a photo from Reuters archives. SAO PAULO (Reuters) – The coach who led Argentina to the 1986 World Cup soccer tournament was infected with the Coruna virus, a source close to the Carlos Bilardo family told Reuters Friday night. “He was subjected to […]

Argentina extends general isolation in the capital, Buenos Aires, until June 7

A man wears a muzzle walking in front of a closed cashier’s shop in central Buenos Aires on May 22, 2020. Photo: Augustin Marcarian – Reuters BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) – Argentine President Alberto Fernandez announced the extension of mandatory public isolation in the capital, Buenos Aires, until June 7 after the city saw a steady […]

Exclusive-sources: Saudi Aramco seeks to review the price of the SABIC deal

DUBAI (Reuters) – Saudi Aramco is seeking to restructure a purchase of a controlling stake in the Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC) after the latter’s value fell more than 40 percent after a collapse in oil prices and the Corona virus pandemic, two sources told Reuters. Saudi Aramco logo – Image from Reuters archive. Aramco […]

Chile criticizes the President of Argentina for his interference in its internal affairs

Argentine President Alberto Fernandez in Buenos Aires on March 1, 2020. Photo: Augustin Marcarian – Reuters SANTIAGO (Reuters) – The Chilean Ministry of Foreign Affairs said on Sunday it was “surprised” by the remarks by Argentine President Alberto Fernandez, who recently met with Chilean opposition leaders criticizing him for “interfering in Chile’s internal affairs”. On […]